Species Details

Layia discoidea

rayless layia

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© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
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© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May
Elevation:
795 - 1585 meters
2610 - 5200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Alluvial Terraces
  • Serpentinite
  • Talus
Notes:
Threatened by vehicles, and possibly by alteration of fire regimes. Similar to L. glandulosa. See Aliso 4:101-104 (1958) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 43
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
8 21 0 0 0 14
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 13
Recent <=20 Years 30
Presence:
Presumed Extant 43
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE), San Benito (SBT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Ciervo Mtn. (3612045), Hepsedam Peak (3612037), Hernandez Reservoir (3612047), Idria (3612046), San Benito Mtn. (3612036), Santa Rita Peak (3612035)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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